Ireland’s financial regulator has warned the country is about to feel the heat from a global financial watchdog, as stricter anti-money laundering (AML) standards are expected from a major review...
PaymentsCompliance can reveal key documents dropped from the website of a global financial watchdog which criticised banks for the anti-money laundering failures under investigation in the probe of...
The UK government hopes to formally announce its regulatory approach to digital currencies inside the next six months, PaymentsCompliance has learned.
This week's payments news in brief, with updates from the U.S., the UK, the Bank of England, WorldPay, Global Payments and the fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive.
Several major banks have launched internal investigations into their anti-money laundering practices after being named in FIFA corruption scandal documents.
Payment processors and financial institutions are on red alert as investigators probing corruption at the heart of soccer’s governing body promise to burrow deep into the trail of dirty money.
Financial service firms and institutions across the EU will face greater pressures to report suspicious transactions following new anti-money laundering rules approved yesterday.
A dizzying period awaits the payments industry as crunch talks on several EU policies intensify this week. 
Further transparency demands on payments businesses are looming, experts have warned, as new controls on internet transfers, prepaid cards and cash are being considered.
This week's payments news in brief, covering regulatory updates from Europe, deals and announcements.
PayPal and Microsoft have warned the EU that introducing multiple disclosure requirements for payment companies under various new directives risks damaging business.
France is pushing the EU to clampdown on terrorism financing and anonymous money transfers in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
Significant updates to UK AML procedures are needed to reflect changes in technology as e-wallet use continues to rise, industry experts say.

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